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What We Can All Learn From A Young African Billionaire

Amanda Y. Fung

If you've never heard of Ashish J. Thakkar, I think it’s time you learned about him. My first introduction to Thakkar was on Monday, as I sat in my home in Hong Kong and tuned into the live stream of the TransformAfrica 2013 Summit taking place in Kigali, Rwanda. He was young and down-to-earth, and particularly optimistic, ambitious and passionate. He seemed to have tremendous confidence in Africans, great dreams for the African continent, and every intention of seeing those dreams realised.

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